World in Progress: Global Development Issues ~ from DW

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World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

As our world continues to grow, it changes. Often in ways that are neither immediately perceptible nor logical.

At World in Progress, we offer insights and context. Through in-depth interviews and features, our team explores the far-reaching and interconnected consequences of a globalized economy.

From human rights to freedom of speech, movements that swim against the tide to the myriad interpretations of sustainable development, World in Progress shines a light on uncomfortable and often underreported issues that the global community cannot afford to ignore.


32 Pieces

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On this week's show: Disability and Disaster - making emergency plans inclusive. When disasters strike, people with disabilities are even more ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Mines, Migrants and Resistance - In this 'week's edition: Secret resistance in Cambodia; Mining in Brazil - does it reall...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Ghana's missing Doctors - Once they have completed their medical degree, many Ghanaian doctors prefer to move to Europe or ...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Coffeee and Accordions - On the show this week: Coffee farming in Kenya, a taste for homegrown coffee in Guatemala, and Bra...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Battling inequalities - On this week’s show: Cape Town's building boom pushes people out of their homes in the city center...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show: breaking the silence The #MeToo movement has caused shockwaves in the USA and Europe, but in many countries, the discussion ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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This week on the show: Working against the odds - South Korea's automation craze is taking a toll on employees. Former gang members in El Sal...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: China's claim to global power - China's president Xi Jinping dreams of a strong China elevated to a world power. The gi...

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's show, it's all about education. We hear from a former inmate in Kenya who studied law while in prison and now helps others getting ...

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: To the rescue! --- This week, we'll talk about culture: In India, a group of people have come together to compile a dictio...

  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: A lab for the future – Smart Cities in Finland - The "Smart cities" of the future will be digital and connected, using smar...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: What's changed in the textile industry five years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh ? --- Women in Poland take to...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Stolen childhood - This week on the show: We'll hear about children who were uprooted from their homes in Reunion and ship...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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This week, we'll take you on a road trip through Northern Ireland, 20 years after the peace agreement ended three decades of violence between Prote...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: we'll look at the role of religion in societies around the world, starting with Aceh, the only province in Indonesia govern...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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World in Progress: Mental health issues - On this week's show: Find out why it's so hard to get adequate treatment for mental health patients...

Bought by WXDU, KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KMXT, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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World in Progress this week: Where do we go from here? People from Central America are leaving their home countries to escape poverty and dangerou...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Myth and Challenges of the Nile river - The Nile River has been the life line for East Africa for thousands of years. A...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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World in Progress: Raised voices - On this week's show, we'll find out why millions of women are statistically "missing" from India's populati...

Bought by WNMU-FM and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: While the former president Park Geun-Hye is on trial for bribery, critics say South Korea's Anti Graft Law is going too f...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1